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5 min ago | Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: You can't come in

"You can't come in," a young doorkeeper emphatically tells a young man, while gesturing for him to move away from the door.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Raul Castro, US News, Conservative Political News

11 hrs ago | Washington Times

Castillo to make pro debut Sunday

Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo is set to make his pro debut for the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Red Sox Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Imprecise timetable for Cuban currency conversion

By James A. Baer Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs The Cuban government's timetable for conversion from two currencies to one is inexact, but not of marginal importance.

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Related Topix: Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, World News,

The Raw Story

Cuban immigrants head back to sea after being turned away from Cayman Islands

Sixteen Cuban migrants who sought refuge in Grand Cayman have resumed their voyage in a small, homemade aluminum boat after local officials turned them away, citing a migration agreement with Cuba.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Travel, Cayman Islands, Caribbean Travel, Cayman Islands Travel,

The Miami Herald

Vatican nuncio criticizes Castro regime in Cuba

The Apostolic Nuncio officiated a Mass in San Pío de Pietrelcina, located in the Italian city of Castro Marina.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Italy,

The Miami Herald

Catholic archbishop in Cuba criticizes government

In an unusual gesture for a member high in the Catholic Church's hierarchy in Cuba, the apostolic nuncio Bruno Musaro spoke openly about Cuba's "extreme poverty and human and civil degradation."

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Raul Castro

Babalu Blog

Oh! Oh! Canada: Party girls UPDATE

Some time in the future some Cuban historian might be able to collect and display photos of all the Canadian tourists who visited Castrogonia and collaborated in the enslavement of the Cuban people.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, US News, Conservative Political News

The Baltimore Sun

Silence surrounds Colombia's 92,000 disappeared: ICRC

More than 92,000 Colombians have disappeared during 50 years of war and at the hands of drug gangs, and the government needs to step up efforts to find missing people, the Red Cross said.

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Related Topix: World News

A-Infos Radio Project

outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 08/29/14 Listen Globally!, Segment 1

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet.

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Related Topix: World News, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Israel, Middle East

Babalu Blog

Young Fidel idolater gets lots of attention from Reuters & the usual gang of propaganda recyclers

Reuters, the Associated Press, CNN, PBS, and their ilk just love to portray Cubans as happy-go-lucky noble savages who are very pleased with their so-called Revolution and its leaders.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Fidel Castro, US News, Conservative Political News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Medical News

Vaccine boosts advanced NSCLC patient survival

Investigation of a vaccine targeting a glycoside present in non-small-cell lung cancer has demonstrated efficacy as a switch therapy for patients with stable, advanced disease after chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Lung Cancer, World News, Medicine

The Baltimore Sun

Cuban migrant boat turned away from Caymans despite rough seas

A small, homemade aluminum boat carrying 16 Cuban migrants sought refuge from rough seas in Grand Cayman on Thursday but local officials prevented a landing, citing a migration agreement with Cuba.

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Related Topix: Cayman Islands, World News, Central America, Prison, Hurricane, Hurricane Cristobal, Weather

KBMT

Partying on plane to Cuba lands 2 women in Canadian jail

Airborne for white, sandy beaches, turquoise Cuban waters and swaying palms, two women apparently broke out their duty-free booze on Wednesday and partied hearty in a passenger jet bathroom.

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Babalu Blog

Cuba: The transition that is about not to come

The power of Castro's dictatorship couldn't rely only in the annihilation of all kind of opposition, despite the fact that, since January 1959, its governability depended on fear to reduce a plural society to military obedience, ideological hatred, and apartheid, whether geographical or uncivil .

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ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Liz Balmaseda From Cuba | Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist

Liz Balmaseda was born in Puerto Padre in the midst of the Cuban Revolution of 1959 .

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Business Wire

2014 Berkeley Film Foundation Awards

The BFF gave this year's $25,000 Saul Zaentz Award to Ghost Town to Havana by filmmaker Eugene Corr.

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Related Topix: World News, Oakland, CA, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CTV

Sunwing flight to Cuba forced back to Toronto after disruption

A Sunwing Airlines flight headed to Cuba was forced to turn back to Toronto's Pearson airport Wednesday after an apparent disruption by two passengers.

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The Washington Post

U.S. releases two Yemenis from prison in Afghanistan

One of the two Yemenis freed from a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan and repatriated Tuesday had been diagnosed with leukemia, a U.S. military official said.

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Related Topix: World News, Yemen, Middle East, US Military Prisons, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US News, US Supreme Court, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: Angel Santiesteban transferred to La Lima prison

The information was provided to 14ymedio by Lilianne RuA z, a freelance journalist who visited the police station at Acosta and Diez de October streets where the narrator and blogger was detained.

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Related Topix: World News, Conservative Political News, US News

CBS Local

Too Much Truth - Helping Abeeku Ricks

Today on Too Much Truth, Derrick Boazman introduces to the 1380 WAOK listeners a remarkable young man.

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